Housing

Removing the Poor through Land Use and Planning

“I don’t want a seat, I want the table. A person of color table. We need to have our own people writing the legislation. People from the most impacted communities.”

In Texas, when they talked about “smart growth,” they said it would limit suburban sprawl but it was just gentrification. Sprawl hasn’t stopped. As they began to develop downtown, they pretended that there were no people of color downtown. Those people who were supposed to be our allies are running us out of our communities.

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